MONTREAL, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX: HAE) announced today that Joseph Galli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Haemacure will present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, being held February 9-10 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Mr. Galli will present a corporate progress report, including an update on the Company's lead product candidate, Hemaseel(R)HMN (fibrin sealant). The Haemacure presentation is scheduled to begin at 10 AM local time on Monday, February 9th.
The Haemacure presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed by clicking on the following link: http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=HAE.TO&item_id=2086433. The presentation will also be available on the Haemacure website www.haemacure.com for a limited time following the conference.
Additional Information on the BIO CEO & Investor Conference is available at: http://www.ceo.bio.org.
Haemacure Corporation is a specialty biotherapeutics company developing high-value human plasma-derived protein products for commercialization. Haemacure's research and development effort is driven by its proprietary plasma protein extraction technology to develop next-generation products, including surgical hemostats. Haemacure's lead product candidate, Hemaseel(R)HMN, is a fibrin sealant to enter pivotal Phase II/Phase III clinical trials mid-2009. Haemacure's second product candidate is thrombin, a component of its fibrin sealant, now in preclinical stage. Follow-on development will focus on the use of its fibrin sealant in adhesion prevention, aesthetics, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medicine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries and wound management. Haemacure has discovered eleven additional specialty proteins and enzymes in one if its two plasma fractions and seeks to advance these proteins and enzymes through partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Haemacure is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and operates offices in Sarasota, Florida through a wholly-owned subsidiary. The Corporation is traded under stock symbol HAE on the TSX.
Certain of the statements contained in this news release are forward-looking statements. Such statements, based as they are on the current expectations of management, inherently involve numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown. Some examples of known risks are: the impact of general economic conditions, general conditions in the biotech industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which Haemacure does business, stock market volatility, fluctuations in costs, and changes to the competitive environment due to consolidation or otherwise. Consequently, actual future results may differ materially from the anticipated results expressed in the forward-looking statements. Haemacure disclaims any intention or obligation to update these statements.
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